DX-NL 990 - 15/4/1996
DX News Letter
Editor: Uwe, DL9GOA
(PR: DL9GOA @ DB0HRO.#MVP.DEU.EU)
translated into English by:
Bob, DL7VOA (PR: DB0GR.#BLN.DEU.EU)
9N - NEPAL 9N1HP is the call of JA1OEM during the month of April.
FR5 - REUNION ISLAND Bernd, DL1VJ, and Heinz, F5NRG, will work as TO3R during the WPX CW Contest. Before and after the contest they will be on the air as FR/homecall. QSLs via F6KLS (French bureau) which is the clubcall of the SL-DX-Club.
S7 - SEYCHELLES Seiji, JH6RTO, will be active as S79SF between April 29 and May 5.
ZD8 - ASCENSION ISLAND Des, G0DEZ, will be QRV again as ZD8DEZ on HF and 6m starting in May. He will stay there until the end of the year and he will work also some RTTY and SSB. QSL via homecall.
9Y4 - TRINIDAD & TOBAGO Alby, HB9TU, and Peter, DJ4XN, will be active from Tobago Island as 9Y4/HB9TU and 9Y4/DJ4XN from April 21 until May 9. Main activity is planned on 14004 kHz (CW) and 14140 or 14170 kHz (SSB) but look for them also on the other bands (including WARC). Tobago Isl. (SA-009) is for IOTA chasers more interesting than Trinidad (SA-011). QSL via homecalls.
CY0 - SABLE ISLAND Mike, VE9AA, will be on the island a few days earlier than planned so that the DXpedition will now last 15 days.
J6 - GRENADA Eric, F5CCO, plans to be on the air between June 24 and July 4. QSL via homecall.
TI9 - COCOS ISLAND Another highlight of this season will be the DXpedition by JH1NBN, TI5RLI, TI5KD, JI3ERV and 7L2RPY between April 26 and May 5. They will use the calls TI9X for HF and TE9RLI via the satellites AO-10 and AO-13. QSLs via JH1NBN.
VP2E - ANGUILLA VP2EFF (JH4IFF) and VP2EZI (JH4EZI) will be actice on 160m to 10m in SSB/CW/RTTY from April 29 till May 3. There is also the slight chance that JH4IFF will be active also as FS/N2HNQ afterwards.
TIME CALL DX-NL 10.4. - 1.5. ZB2FX 989 11.4. - 18.4. ZK1 (DF8AN) 989 14.4. - 24.4. 3V8BB (XE2CQ) 987 20.4. - 27.4. 8P9IJ/8P9IK 989 21.4. - 9.5. 9Y4/ (DJ,HB9) 990 21.4. - 10.5. HC8 (DL's) 988 23.4. - 5.5. 9M2/G4JVG 989 24.4. - 6.5. 8P9IR/8P9IU 987/988 26.4. - 4.5. TI9X/TE9RLI 990 29.4. - 3.5. VP2EFF/VP2EZI 990 29.4. - 5.5. S79SF 990 Apr/96-Oct/96 JX7DFA 988 May/96-Dec/96 ZD8DEZ 990 2.5. - 14.5. V73W 989 3.5. - 8.5. A35MN 989 8.5. - 13.5. 5W (DF8AN) 989 10.5. - 20.5. ZB2 (DL's) 988 25.5. - 26.5. TO3R (FR5) 990 May/96 FR5HG/G 984 4.5. - 14.5. ZL8RI 978/989 May/96-Jul/97 ZS8IR 984 17.5. - 31.5. 9H3TY/9H3TZ 982 18.6. - 2.7. CY0AA 990 27.6. - 4.7. J6 (F5CCO) 990 12.1. - 28.1.97 VK0 (Heard) 987
160m 5N0T 1823 2350 via F2YT 80m 5N0T 3782 2245 9J2BO 3799 2220 V44KF 3799 0740 40m 3V8BB 7070 2245 via OKDXF 6W6/K3IPK 7006 0725 9J2FB 7045 2140 C6AFV 7050 2300 FR5ZN 7045 2220 via F6FNU V51CM 7045 1630 VI9NS 7049 0630 via VK9NS YB7/G0SMC 7042 2245 30m 9Q5MRC 10104 2155 via G3MRC C53HG 10101 2145 via W3HCW FG5XC 10103 1945 via F6HSI DL1DA/HI8 10101 2215 via DL1DA PJ2AM 10103 2215 S92SS 10108 2130 20m 9L1MG 14253 1635 via NW8F 9N1KY 14197 1540 A61AF 14027 1715 via OK1CZ CN2AF 14040 1040 via EA5ADD FP5CJ 14147 1850 via F6FNU DL1DA/HI8 14006 2055 JX3EX 14200 1340 TJ1RA 14044 1840 via I2EOW TZ6FIC 14170 1700 via F6KEQ K4ZLE/VP9 14008 1955 via K4ZLE VQ9LV 14027 1735 via KY3V VR2NR 14008 1545 via WA3RHW XU6WV 14195 1250 via K0TLM 17m 5H3JB 18132 1630 via NK2T 7Q7SB 18140 0800 via AB4IQ 9G1YR 18128 1220 via G4XTA 9U5DX 18139 0925 via F2VX A61AF 18077 1600 CE0ZIS 18124 2055 DL1DA/HI8 18068 1945 OA4SS 18129 2005 via KB6J TL8ED 18085 1055 via F5SEC V31MD 18162 2115 via K2MDM 15m 5Z4RT 21260 1835 7Q7EH 21012 1445 via W1EH 9M2TO 21014 0855 via JA0DMV 9U5DX 21294 0735 D2EV 21279 1605 via DL3KBQ ET3KV 21290 1035 via DL1JRC TI2WR 21015 2115 via K0DQI TR8DF 21027 1545 via F5SWB EM1KA 21011 1645 via 9H3UP XU6WV 21288 0855 12m TZ6VV 24939 1645 via AA0GL 10m nil
7O Paul, F6EXV, is trying hard to get a licence in Yemen. This country ranks among the Top Ten of the MOST WANTED COUNTRIES lists.
9K5 This is a prefix used by the Kuwaitis from April 7 till May 7.
9L Paul, 9L1PG, and YL Millie, 9L1MG, will disassemble their station on May 15 and will return to the US on June 15. While Millie works some SSB from time to time Paul puts this rare country on the air in CW.
S0 The last activity (calls were be S0A and S02R) had to be finished earlier than scheduled due to military maneuvers. QSL via EA2JG.
VK9N Jim, VK9NS, and his wife Kirsty, VK9NL, are using the prefix VI9 from Norfolk Island on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Royal Australian Air Force. Jim recently received an Indian licence (VU2JBS) and also the permission to import amateur radio equipment for Mani, VU2JPS.
HAM-RADIO and DXCC QSL-Checking Bill Kennamer (aka Mister DXCC), K5FUV, will be once again at the HAM RADIO in Friedrichshafen and will also check QSLs for the DXCC award. He emphasizes that there is a limit of 120 QSLs per HAM (no 5-Band-DXCCs and 160m QSLs) and that no exceptions will be made. The fee is 10 cents per checked QSL. No cards will be accepted after Sunday 1000 o'clock.
arrived directly: FH/JA3JM, FR/JA3JM, S92SS, YB4FNN, ZK2XJ
arrived via buro: 9X5DF, VP3EWW, 5W1GC, VP2MEM, XW8KPV (via JH1AJT), ST2AA, HV4NAC, PJ8AA, TY1DX, 4S7OF
TM8FL was the special call of a French/German team in the WPX SSB Contest. QSL via F8KYL.
VK9XY/VK9CR: Rudi, DK7NP, received some 1800 direct QSLs as of yet. The design of the QSL is ready so that they will be printed in the near future.
TI9X/TE9RLI: JH1NBN, Yousuke Uchiyama, 924-4 Yokokawa, Hachiouji, Tokyo 193, Japan
TNX for information to OPDX, INSIDE DX, 425 DXNEWS, DXPRESS, ARLDX, DL6KVA, JDN, TDXB, DL7VOA, DJ7UC, F5NRG, DK7NP, DL7MAE, K5FUV, DL1SBF, DL6GV, DXNS, LNDX, DL2EBX, DJ4NX and others.